The Home Study Course is intended for the practicing colposcopist or practitioner who is seeking to develop or enhance his or her colposcopic skills. The goal of the course is to present colposcopic cases that are unusual or instructive in terms of appearance, presentation, or management, or that demonstrate new and important knowledge in the area of colposcopy or pathology. Participants may benefit from reading and studying the material or from testing their knowledge by answering the questions.
The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The ASCCP designates this continuing medical education activity for 1 hour Category I credit of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association and 1 hour Category I credit of the ASCCP's Program for Continuing Professional Development. Credit is available for those who choose to apply. The Home Study Course is planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME's Essential Areas and Elements.
Faculty must disclose any significant financial interest or relationship with proprietary entities that may have a direct relationship to the subject matter. For this course, neither author had any such relationship to report.
Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (Spitzer)
Clinical Pathology Associates, Louisville, KY Clinical Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pathology University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY (O'Connor)